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Acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy with cerebral involvement.
  1. G Stoll,
  2. K Reiners,
  3. A Schwartz,
  4. F G Kaup,
  5. C Althaus,
  6. H J Freund
  1. Department of Neurology, Heinrich-Heine Universität, Düsseldorf, Germany.


    In a patient with angiographically proven cerebral vasculitis five months after acute posterior multifocal placoid pigment epitheliopathy (APMPPE) neurological symptoms promptly responded to steroid treatment. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) showed a lymphocytic pleocytosis. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed multifocal white matter lesions in the hemispheres and the brain stem suggesting a diffuse subcortical vasculitis.

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